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make amends for

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make amends for

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Injured soldiers hell may now lose possible MoD we have already Memory is so iconic poppies silence are there expiate the guilt decisions taken by our governments.
I did, too, not as a royalty but to expiate our error.
There was the desire to seek forgiveness and absolution, as in the national campaign to build the Basilica of Sacre-Coeur in Montmartre, the highest hill in Paris, to expiate the crimes of the communards--and those who slew them in what the French call la semaine sanglante, the bloody week.
Punishments from God are injunctions to deter others and expiate sin for Judgment Day.
In his otherwise thoughtful article, David Harris says that Dietrich Bonhoeffer's martyrdom did not expiate the collective sin of Germany in permitting the rise of Hitler and Nazism.
With the battle coming to a head just before Yom Kippur, Yosef Tunkel, the brightest satirical light of 20th century Yiddish, found the perfect analogy for this tempestthe kapores slaughter ritual, a custom in which Jews on the eve of Yom Kippur wave a chicken over their heads three times and then kill it in order to expiate their sins (the Jew's, not the chicken's).
Nawaz anyway already owes a mammoth donation to expiate his crime of attacking the Supreme Court.
It was concluded that the effect of guilt on altruism would be a tendency to expiate the guilt by doing something good for somebody.
Significant Euro coin investment (as well as a Cannes competish slot) speaks of a desire to expiate Western guilt, though such emotions would have been better directed toward a less polemical approach.
He's another one presumably seeking to expiate his sins.
In his later years, he showed a wounded vulnerability and a desire to understand and expiate the Vietnam mistake.
For Ashton is an inveterate womanizer, and she has come to life to reform Ashton's licentious lifestyle in order to expiate her three-thousand-year-old sin of adultery.
As Duff puts it, punishment tries to bring the criminal to understand the nature and implications of her crime, "to repent that crime and thus, by willing her own punishment as a penance which can expiate her crime, to reconcile herself with the Right and with her community.
Modern tense crime-related atmosphere is product of a previous violence that society does not recognize but expiate in specific sites and contexts.
Nor is it inconsistent with the German national policy toward the Holocaust and its survivors, that engages through its agencies and foundations in elaborate gestures of conciliation to Holocaust survivors and their descendants without ever confronting the momentous crimes it is trying to expiate.